Visit the Museum

Admission is always free at AMUM!

Every day is a good day to visit AMUM, but Saturdays are especially pleasant, because the beautiful UofM campus is calm and parking in the Central lot is free.

Hours & Admission 

AMUM is open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. except on University holidays and between temporary exhibitions. For details concerning closing dates, contact AMUM at 901.678.2224. CONTACT EMAIL HERE

Groups and Tours

To protect our collections and accommodate our visitors, we ask that groups of more than 10 contact us prior to visiting. Larger groups will be scheduled with a guide free of charge. Guided tour groups have the option to view all or a selection of the following exhibitions:

the Egyptian Gallery
the African Art Gallery
the temporary exhibition(s) in the Main Gallery and Crone Gallery


To schedule a tour, email the Art Museum of the University of Memphis at artmuseum@memphis.edu or call 901.678.2224. Please note the following:

Tours must be booked at least two weeks prior to the requested tour date.
Guided group tours are limited to 20 visitors at a time due to space limitations and the fragility of the objects on display.
The maximum number for school field trips and other large groups is 60 people per visit, including teachers and chaperones. Please note that groups larger than 20 visitors will besplit into sections to enter the Egyptian Gallery.

Buses must park in the Connolly Parking lot accessible off Poplar Avenue near Deloach Street. Bus drivers are encouraged to drop off students and chaperones at the Central Avenue parking lot. If security gates are in place, use the intercom or call 901-678-4338 from a cell phone to be allowed entry.

Egyptian Gallery:

Ancient Egypt Family Day activities are available HERE. To receive an Educator's Guide to the Egyptian Collection, e-mail the Institute of Egyptian Art and Archaeology’s curator at ldhckley@memphis.edu.

Directions and Visitor Parking

landmarks to help you locate the museum

 Map to AMUM

Disability Parking Access / Parking Services / Visitor Parking

Please note the following parking advice: Parking is free Fridays after 4:00pm and on weekends in the Central Avenue parking lot. The parking garage is three dollars per hour and incurs a fee up to 15 dollars per day. To enter the Central Avenue lot, press the intercom at the gate or call (901) 678-4338 from a cell phone to be allowed entry.


Mailing Address

3750 Norriswood Dr.
142 Communication & Fine Art Building
Memphis, TN 38152